UOL is designed to be a hub of thought leadership and collaboration, working across disciplines to craft climate and ocean policy solutions. Our team combines expertise in policy, science, design, planning, research, and communications.

This convergence of complementary skills, plus our collective broad and deep networks, is our magic.


Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, PH.D.



Marquise Stillwell






Join Urban Ocean Lab to help create equitable and innovative climate policy solutions for coastal cities.


Urban Ocean Lab (UOL) is looking for resourceful and solution-oriented graduate students, recent graduates of advanced degree programs, or early career professionals to apply to our 2024 Fellowship Program. We are particularly interested in individuals who enjoy collaboration, take initiative, are comfortable working independently, are skilled at balancing and executing competing priorities, have connections to coastal cities, and have interest or experience in public policy.

This is a one year, part-time (20+ hours per week) or full-time (35–40 hours per week), remote position with an expected start date in February 2024, and offers a competitive hourly rate of $28–$30 commensurate with experience. Applicants must be based and legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will be considered until the position is filled. Click here for details and application instructions.

Please note: While we are a small team, we will review every application we receive. We respectfully request no follow-up calls, emails, messages, or other direct outreach to our staff or founders regarding your application and candidacy.


Urban Ocean Lab is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit that cultivates rigorous, creative, equitable, and practical climate and ocean policy for the future of coastal cities.

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